So i am one of those people who would rather be curled up to a heater when most people want to open a window... my History prof is a lovely lady who likes to open all of the windows in the middle of winter when she is sweating and i am SHIVERING..god bless her.. ahah.... i'm freezing all of the time! when i'm at home i have these HIDEOUS giant fuzzy pink socks that i find are the only things that can warm my feet haha ... and my fingers are so cold right now that i feel like putting mits on.... inside...
I have always been like this, however it has increased lately... I have cut out alot of carb from my daily meals, and I am also vegetarian. Yet i'm taking iron supplements so I dont think i'm anemic.... anyone relate?

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Completely, my fingers and toes are always freezing. This may be a bold rather non of my business questions, but are you underweight? Both my sister (very slim) and I have probs with freezing fingers and toes, so I don't necessarily know if its related to D. I know for certain that when I eat less I feel colder, digestion gives off a lot of heat/energy ( don't quote me on this, read it somewhere).
Low body temperature can be a symptom of hypothyroidism. You should have your thyroid checked at the next doctors appointment.

Autoimmune hypothyroidism is very common with type 1 diabetes.

I am cold ALL the time, but apparent my thyroid function is still "good enough"! The doctor is keeping an eye on it though!
i second this, i'm cold all the time and have hypothyroidism. I always have a hoodie with me and I live in FL, it's not ok.
I thought this was something all women experienced?
What's that supposed to mean ?
Hahaha all women I know are always cold. I'm like Dino- a walking furnace.
Cold? Haven't you heard of hot flashes?
HAHA!
Sorry Jill, I'm the exact opposite...I will break a sweat inside of a meat freezer.

I think your slender physique is probably the reason for the coldness, with carb cutting decreasing your bodyfat even more. Fat layers are definitely good for warmth, if nothing else.

You could try thermogenic supplements like cayenne pepper or green tea. They raise metabolism and create more body heat through thermogenesis...but may also burn fat in the long run.

You could always make like Luke Skywalker and burrow inside of a warm Taun Taun that you sliced open with your light saber. Then again, you are a vegetarian, so slicing animals for warmth probably isn't your cup of tea either.
You are worse than the other fella !
Sorry me caveman not understand why woman so cold.
Dino, you are funny!

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